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Graphic: Mapping cow slaughter in Indian states

Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
Oct 07, 2015 02:19 PM IST

The laws governing slaughter of cows, bullocks and buffaloes vary from state to state. Some states like J&K have a 10-year jail term for flouting the ban while many north-eastern states are allowing slaughter of all three.

The laws governing slaughter of cows, bullocks and buffaloes vary from state to state. Some states like J&K have a 10-year jail term for flouting the ban while many north-eastern states are allowing slaughter of all three.

Cows at a house at Bishada village where Mohammad Ikhlaq was lynched by a mob after rumours of beef eating, in Dadri on Tuesday.(PTI)
Cows at a house at Bishada village where Mohammad Ikhlaq was lynched by a mob after rumours of beef eating, in Dadri on Tuesday.(PTI)

In most states where there is no ban, the bovines have to be over 10-15 years of age and certified as ‘fit-for-slaughter’.

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The data was sourced from department of animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries and ministry of agriculture & farmers welfare.

Roll over the interactive map below for state-wise laws.

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